1. Drafts preliminary financial sections of proposals. 2. Reviews all proposals for accuracy, completeness, and compliance to grantor and University requirements and regulations. 3. Monitors, controls, and maintains financial activity of accounts. Ensures expenditures are posted to proper accounts. Identifies, researches, and corrects questionable expenditures. 4. Serves as the principal source of information on financial policies and procedures and financial activity. 5. Reconciles and analyzes financial statements. Prepares standardized and specialized financial reports and analyses. 6. Oversees and instructs support staff. 7. Oversees the maintenance of financial records and files. 8. Assists with the development and implementation of systems and procedures. 9. May calculate weekly payroll for department staff. 10. Performs clerical functions incidental to accounting activities.
Preferred Education: Experience with Workday, Sci-Quest.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience with Workday, Sci-Quest.
Required Skill/ability 5: Advanced computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office, and demonstrated ability and willingness to learn new technologies. Excellent attendance and punctuality.
Posting Position Title: Financial Assistant 4
Required Skill/ability 3:
Demonstrated ability to anticipate problems and utilize independent judgment, prioritize, manage and monitor a variety of ongoing tasks such as procurement of goods and services.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Financial Assistant 4
Required Skill/ability 1:
Superior customer service orientation and interpersonal skills and ability to respond in a constructive and timely manner. Ability to deal with confidential information and issues with integrity and trustworthiness. Ability to work in a team environment.
Required Skill/ability 4:
Excellent written and oral communication skills, with ability to work effectively with a diverse population, including faculty, managers, and staff. Ability to adapt communication style to address the needs of individuals at all levels and represent the department in a professional manner
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated ability to take initiative, ability to strongly multi-task and manage a wide variety of complex tasks in a time-constrained environment and requiring highly effective organizational and problem solving skills, sound independent judgment, and the ability to prioritize - all with minimal supervision.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and a high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.